Iran key partner in fighting terror. says speaker
New Delhi, Feb 27 : India considers Iran as an important strategic partner in combating terrorism and maintaining regional peace, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Wednesday.
"India considers Iran as an important strategic partner in combating terror and maintaining peace and stability in the Middle East and South Asian region, especially Afghanistan," Meira Kumar said here while welcoming a delegation led by Ali Ardeshir Larijani, speaker of the Iranian assembly.
Lauding the cooperation between the two countries in the Chabahar port project, the speaker said it underlines convergence of their vision for stability and prosperity of the region.